Start Your Own Business in Derbyshire contains masses of free resources and the useful information that will help you get your new venture off the ground. It also highlights local organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.
Everything that you will find on the site is free or very low cost and includes our free start-up pack, a series of factsheets which cover all of the key considerations, relevant templates, links to other useful resources across the world and our own series of Start Your Own Business books.
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Here you will find a collection of FREE resources defined by topic as well as the contact details for many local businesses and organisations who are keen to help you.
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This free 150 page book is packed with start-up information and contact details designed to help you start your business successfully.
We have been running SYOB for over 10 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between start-up success or failure.
Starting a business is easy but keeping it going and making a profit is a completely different proposition. The good news is that there are tried and tested 'rules' which have consistently proved to work.
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It is a common trait amongst entrepreneurs to just want to 'get on with it'. However, if you want to maximise your chances of success, it is worth putting in time and effort before you start to ensure that you have set-up correctly.
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Dalegarth Bookkeeping Services
I am an ICB Certified Bookkeeper and HMRC authorised tax agent, licensed to provide final accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Not for Profit Organisations and maintain accounts up to, but not including, final accounts for Limited Companies and LLPs. 07778 632838
Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham & Nottinghamshire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership)
D2N2 is the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.Its purpose is to support and encourage economic growth in the D2N2 region. The highest priority is to build a powerful entity that can maximise the benefit for businesses in both counties, and develop a dynamic economy. 0115 9578765
East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)
The Chamber is the leading business organisation in the East Midlands. With a growing membership of more than 3,800 businesses and 3,000 affiliates, it is the second largest chamber of commerce in the country. The Chamber offers Members extensive networking opportunities and a wide range of discounted services. Address: Commerce Centre, Canal Wharf, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7NA 0333 320 0333
Finance For Enterprise
Finance For Enterprise is a not for profit company limited by guarantee, established over 25 years providing loan funding and advice to new start, early stage and established businesses across South Yorkshire and North Midlands. Providing an alternative source of loan finance for businesses unable to access mainstream funds. Loans up to £100,000 can be used for working capital or to support growth and development projects. A registered lender under the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme. 0333 014 3455
FSB Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire
FSB Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire is the local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). It was formed in 1974 as the National Federation of Self Employed and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses locally and nationally. They offer a great package tailored to your needs if you are thinking about starting a business in the area. Contact: Natalie Gasson Development Manager Natalie.Gasson@fsb.org.uk Contact via website or e-mail.
NBV offers a range of business support services to start-up and established businesses. Many services are free or subsidised to eligible individuals and businesses in the East Midlands. Typical support includes advice, mentoring, coaching, skills training, grant and loan funding, virtual office packages and supported office space. Please call or visit the website for further details of programmes available, eligibility criteria for free or subsidised services and grant funding. Please visit www.nbvec.co.uk for more information. 0844 887 2568
Sheffield LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership)
The LEP is based on a relationship between the public and private sector and a strong commitment to work together to ensure the growth of a rebalanced local economy. The LEP is led by the private sector and aims to contribute significantly to the renewal of the national economy as a whole. It works across a geographical area that reflects the economic reality, incorporating parts of North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire and surrounding areas that are important to the Sheffield City Region economy. The LEP Board provides strategic economic leadership and direction to efforts to grow the economy. 0114 254 1334
Web Design By Alex
Web Design probably costs less than you think! And I provide various levels of services to meet your needs. As a result all my work is done at a very competitive cost which you'll have a job finding someone cheaper! Furthermore If your registered address is within 10 Miles of Derby City Centre I'll even give you an extra 10% off! 01332581582
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